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J.B. Holmes hits his tee shot on the fourth hole as first round play continues during the Genesis Open golf tournament at Riviera Country Club on Friday, Feb. 15, 2019, in the Pacific Palisades area of Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Ryan Kang)
February 15, 2019 - 5:38 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a round where Tiger Woods kept missing short putts, J.B. Holmes took the lead because of a tee shot that needed no putting at all. Holmes made a hole-in-one with an 8-iron on the par-3 sixth hole, followed with a birdie and wound up with an 8-under 63 for a one-shot lead over...
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Matt Kuchar hits his approach shot on the 17th hole as the first round of play continues at the Genesis Open golf tournament at Riviera Country Club on Friday, Feb. 15, 2019, in the Pacific Palisades area of Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Ryan Kang)
February 15, 2019 - 5:16 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Matt Kuchar apologized Friday for what he said were insensitive comments about the caddie he used at the Mayakoba Classic in Mexico last fall and said he would pay the $50,000 the caddie requested. He also said he would make a donation to the tournament to be distributed to...
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Jordan Spieth hits to the second green for a birdie during the first round of the Genesis Open golf tournament at Riviera Country Club in the Pacific Palisades area of Los Angeles on Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)
February 14, 2019 - 7:47 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jordan Spieth made the most out of his chance to start over Thursday at rain-soaked Riviera and was tied for the lead at 5-under par through 12 holes in the Genesis Open. Tiger Woods never made it to the golf course. He was to play in the afternoon, but a seven-hour delay because...
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FILE - In this June 27, 2018, file photo, Karrie Webb, of Australia, watches her tee shot on the 17th hole during a practice round for the KPMG Women's PGA Championship golf tournament at Kemper Lakes Golf Course in Lake Zurich, Ill. Webb's bid for a sixth Women's Australian Open title began with a 5-under 67 at The Grange, Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019, leaving her two strokes behind first-round leaders Jodi Ewart Shadoff and Wei-Ling Hsu. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)
February 14, 2019 - 9:03 am
ADELAIDE, Australia (AP) — Karrie Webb's bid for a sixth Women's Australian Open title began with a 5-under 67 at The Grange, leaving her two strokes behind first-round leaders Jodi Ewart Shadoff and Wei-Ling Hsu. English player Ewart Shadoff had a bogey-free 65 in calm morning weather Thursday,...
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Tiger Woods walks the third green during the pro-am round at the Genesis Open golf tournament at Riviera Country Club in the Pacific Palisades area of Los Angeles, Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)
February 13, 2019 - 5:52 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tiger Woods and his TGR Foundation took over the Genesis Open at Riviera two years ago, and now the PGA Tour is elevating it to the same status as tournaments hosted by Jack Nicklaus and the late Arnold Palmer. Still to be determined is whether Woods can actually win the one PGA...
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Sergio Garcia, of Spain, drives on the second tee in the rain in the Pro-Am round of the Genesis Open golf tournament at Riviera Country Club in the Pacific Palisades area of Los Angeles Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019. Garcia is playing for the first time since he was disqualified for damaging greens at the Saudi International on Feb. 2. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)
February 13, 2019 - 4:18 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sergio Garcia apologized in a statement and in person to the players in his group when he damaged five greens at the Saudi International. He apologized in a social media post and in an interview at his locker Wednesday at Riviera. That has been the easy part. He has had plenty of...
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Phil Mickelson poses with his trophy on the 18th green of the Pebble Beach Golf Links after winning the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am golf tournament Monday, Feb. 11, 2019, in Pebble Beach, Calif. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
February 11, 2019 - 12:52 pm
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Phil Mickelson is closing in on three decades on the PGA Tour and a half-century on Earth, and he still feels his best golf is good enough. He was at his best at Pebble Beach, and no one had a chance. A Monday finish brought on by rain and a freak hail storm was only a...
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Phil Mickelson follows his drive from the fourth tee of the Pebble Beach Golf Links during the final round of the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am golf tournament Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019, in Pebble Beach, Calif. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
February 10, 2019 - 9:03 pm
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Phil Mickelson had everything go his way Sunday in the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am. He just couldn't beat the darkness. On a wild day of weather even by Pebble Beach standards, sunshine gave way to a hail storm that covered the greens in a sheet of white in a matter of...
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Paul Casey, of England, follows his drive from the 18th tee of the Spyglass Hill Golf Course during the third round of the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am golf tournament, Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019, in Pebble Beach, Calif. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
February 09, 2019 - 7:50 pm
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Bill Murray met a pair of baby kangaroos from the Monterey Zoo. Jerry Kelly tried to mimic the peculiar post-swing moves of Ho Sung Choi. Jordan Spieth sent players and fans along two fairways on a frantic search for his tee shot. All that commotion on celebrity Saturday...
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Clint Eastwood chips the ball to the 18th green during the celebrity challenge event of the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am golf tournament Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019, in Pebble Beach, Calif. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
February 06, 2019 - 5:42 pm
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Only four American courses have hosted a PGA Tour event and a major championship in the same year, a concept that USGA chief executive Mike Davis does not consider to be ideal. One big exception is Pebble Beach. "I think this is great," Davis said Wednesday as he walked...
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